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Lexington 2 new school year begins for 2022-2023, with some changes

The Lexington Two 2022-2023 school year begins Monday with some changes. Dr. Brenda B. Hafner is the new superintendent of the Lexington Two School District. Barry Bolen is the new principal at Brookland-Cayce High School. At BC, the first bell will ring at 8:20 am for students to report to their first class. The school […]

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West Columbia parents and retailers ready for Tax-Free Weekend

School buses will be back on the streets soon and this weekend is a chance to prepare students for a return to the classroom. It’s the time of the summer many parents look forward to. And South Carolina tax-free weekend 2022 begins Friday, Aug. 5 and goes through Sunday, Aug. 7. What is tax-free weekend? […]

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Lexington 2 names new principals and assistant principals – New Superintendent Dr. Brenda Hafner begins job

The Lexington Two School Board has released the names of the new principals, assistant principals, and other administrators for the 2022-2023 school year. They begin their new roles on July 1. Also, he Board of Trustees also welcomes Superintendent Dr. Brenda Hafner, who begins her new position on July 1. All hirings were approved by […]

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Lexington 2 announces hours and locations for the summer child nutrition program

Lexington Two announces hours and locations for this summer’s federally funded child nutrition program that provides free, nutritious breakfast and lunch meals through the months when youth are out of school. Lexington Two’s sponsorship of the Summer Food Service program makes meals available free for children ages 18 and younger. Every child 18 years of […]

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Riverbank Elementary students release rainbow trout into the Saluda River

Dawn Kujawa – Lexington Two Communications – A four-month journey was completed in April on a small stretch of the Saluda River, and some local students were excited about it. Riverbank Elementary fourth- and fifth-graders released around 50 rainbow trout into the river, which they had raised from the tiniest of eggs in carefully monitored […]

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House of Raeford chicks help Lexington 2 K5 students learn about fowl life

A lot of chicks hatched this week at three Lexington Two elementary schools. House of Raeford delivered eggs to Cayce Elementary School, Riverbank Elementary and Saluda River Academy for the Arts, so kindergarten students could see the baby chicks emerge from their shells. “It’s so exciting for them to see the chicks,” said Tressie Derrick, […]

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West Columbia schools promote reading during National Literacy Month

March is National Literacy Month and Wednesday was Read Across America Day. With the focus on reading, West Columbia schools are implementing programs to promote literacy in an effort to make reading more fun and rewarding. “We’re having brackets, like the March Madness college basketball tournament,” said Shelly Breedlove, media specialist at Northside Middle School. […]

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Foggy February Thursday morning in Lexington County

A dense fog had descended over Lexington County at daybreak, Thursday. On Sunset Boulevard, at Riverbank Elementary School and Northside Middle School, and I-26 visibility was reduced as a result of the fog. By 8 a.m. the fog was beginning to burn off.

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